Washed Out (due Thursday, April 26, at the Bluebird Theater) started out as a bedroom project of Ernest Greene when he was living in Perry, Georgia. As with many artists in the last decade or so, Perry connected with other independent musicians through the Internet, where he posted music to MySpace, ... More >>
Tom MurphySmall Black
With Class Actress • Pictureplane • Vitamins
11.13.10 | Rhinoceropolis
This was a grittier than ever version of Vitamins. On the first song, it was obvious that someone had triggered a sample or a loop or something generating electronic sounds behind th ... More >>
Small Black's debut EP definitely harks back to those great synth-pop songs of the early '80s with its vintage sound, but with a kind of lo-fi production more in line with a later era in music.
The strong songwriting and a keen sense of pacing and melody continued into the next phase of the ... More >>